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Panthers’ Cam Newton back in school, in Auburn and Charlotte

Panthers’ Cam Newton back in school, in Auburn and Charlotte

charlotteobserver.com Updated May 7, 2013
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has spent weeks shuttling between Charlotte and Auburn, where he resumed coursework for his sociology degree. Tuesday, stressed the importance of education to more than 700…Click to Continue »
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  • John Kasay: Forever a Carolina Panther

    John Kasay: Forever a Carolina Panther

    Signing a one-day contract so he could retire a Panther, Kasay leaves the NFL with a special thank you to the Carolina fans.Click to Continue »
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  • Dwight Howard’s 6 Biggest Screw-Ups With The Lakers This Season

    Dwight Howard’s 6 Biggest Screw-Ups With The Lakers This Season

    dimemag.com May 7, 2013
    On August 11, 2012, the Los Angeles Lakers completed their second blockbuster trade of the offseason. After luring two-time MVP Steve Nash away from division rival Phoenix, they worked out a four-team deal that brought Dwight Howard to the bright lights…
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  • Rivera realizes pressure goes with the territory

    Rivera realizes pressure goes with the territory

    profootballtalk.com May 7, 2013
    As Panthers coach Ron Rivera enters his third season on the job, he occupies one of the hotter seats in the league. He knows it, and he’s fine with it. “Every year, there is pressure,” Rivera said Monday, via the Winston-Salem Journal. “I’ve see
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  • Video - Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's challenge for 2013 02:45

    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton's challenge for 2013

    May 7
    A trio of Super Bowl-winning panelists debate what Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton must do in 2013 to silence his critics.
  • Video - Adam Schein: 'I wonder if Cam Newton is a winner' 03:36

    Adam Schein: 'I wonder if Cam Newton is a winner'

    May 7
    The Carolina Panthers are going nowhere with Cam Newton, according to Adam Schein. Find out why Schein is not convinced Newton is a winner.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Jets owner closes door on Tebow era, but not QB competition

    May 7
    PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
  • Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mail

    May 7
    The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett to have surgery, agent says

    May 7
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett undergoes shoulder surgery for SLAP tear

    May 8
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.